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DECEMBER 2014

Click on the ‘Gallery’ section to see slideshows of our successful Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form Christmas productions.

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SEPTEMBER 2014Secondary 3 have recently enjoyed their day out at Marsden Sailing Club. Head over to the ‘Gallery’ section to view our video. Ship Ahoy!-

AUGUST 2014

Visit the ‘About’ section to view ‘Our School Offer’, which provides comprehensive information for parents, carers and children in accordance with the Children and Families Act 2014.

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JULY 2014

We have now had our Accreditation Assembly and Graduation Ceremony. Head over to the ‘Gallery’ section for more information and pictures! Click here to see our Graduation Ceremony celebrated in the Huddersfield Examiner.

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MAY 2014

We have recently had a visit from the Owl Sanctuary and an Easter visit from Shabang. Head over to the ‘Gallery’ section for pictures and more information about both.

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MARCH 2014

We now recycle printer cartridges. Please send us any used cartridges to help the environment and raise money for school funds. Moor End Academy are now Castle Hill School’s Teaching School Alliance Partner. Click here to visit their website.

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FEBRUARY 2014

Click here to access the Kirklees Parent Partnership website. The partnership provides free, impartial and totally confidential service offering support and advice to parents and carers. 

Primary 2 recently created a recycled Igloo and our Sixth Form Students have done a dance performance at the Lawrence Batley Theatre. Head over to the ‘Gallery’ section for pictures and more information about both!

Castle Hill School are also in the running for a national award. Click here to view the latest Huddersfield Examiner article about our school for more information.

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JANUARY 2014

Access advice and guidance on council tax exemptions for families whose child is over 18 years of age, by visiting our ‘Parents’ section.

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DECEMBER 2013
Visit our gallery to see slideshows of our Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form Christmas productions.
Moor End Academy and Castle Hill School have set up The Pennine Teaching School Alliance and become the first schools in Kirklees to achieve the prestigious National Teaching School status. Click here to go to the Pennine Teaching School Alliance website.-
NOVEMBER 2013
Head over to the Gallery to see pictures of our Sixth Form students performing their interpretation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at the Lawrence Batley Theatre on the 12/11/13.
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SEPTEMBER 2013
Go to the ‘School Life’ section to visit our ‘Sports Premium’ page to find out how we are enhancing the learning opportunities of our Primary pupils. Go to the ‘After Castle Hill’ page in the ‘School Life’ section to see our new ‘Moving On’ booklet. For further information visit our ‘School Life’ page and visit the ‘After Castle Hill’ section.-

APRIL 2013
KICES (Kirklees Integrated Community Equipment Service) provides equipment and aids to daily living for Health and Social Care purposes e.g. hospital beds, hoists, bathing and toileting equipment. The service exists to meet the needs and improve the lives of it’s service users. KICES would like to hear your views. Please click here to find out more.
We have recently been successful in gaining the Kirklees Volunteering Quality Award. More information about the award will follow shortly.-
JANUARY 2013
OUTSTANDING is the only way to describe Castle Hill School. Click here to read more about our ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted judgement or head over to the ‘About ‘ section to visit our ‘Ofsted’ page.-

Click on the links below to view various Huddersfield Examiner articles about Castle Hill School:

2012

• Pioneering alliance of Moor End and Castle Hill teaches the teachers – click here.
• Castle Hill School’s Headteacher’s surprise lunch companion – click here.
• Castle Hill School leads the way in special needs education – click here.
• The Countess of Wessex visits school – click here.
• Sixth Form visit Huddersfield Royal Infirmary – click here.

2011

• Sainsbury’s store welcomes Castle Hill School as charity partner – click here.
• Sign of the rhymes: Makaton helps disabled kids at Castle Hill School communicate – click here.

2010

• Castle Hill School students catch speeders on road safety day – click here.

2008

• Schools in the Spotlight: Castle Hill, Newsome – Click here.
• Cathy Stokes leaves in style – click here.
• Our school is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted – click here.
• Our children take part in the Examiner Charity Challenge to help raise sponsorship for our specialist status bid – click here.
• Our Headteacher Gill sits in a bath of mushy peas to help raise money – click here.
• The Shadow Minister visits our school – click here.